FORA.tv Speaker - Matt Murphy

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Biography

Matt Murphy, senior vice president, digital video distribution, is responsible for developing and executing the strategies to drive further distribution of the Disney and ESPN media networks’ digital content across online and mobile platforms.

Murphy also oversees the sales, and pricing and packaging strategies to increase distribution of the company’s broadband, interactive and video-on-demand services with multichannel video programming distributors (MVPD’s), including authenticated services. Murphy is based at ESPN’s headquarters in Bristol, Conn.

Murphy has held various positions within the affiliate sales and marketing department at ESPN including vice president, alternative technology and new media sales, where he was responsible for ESPN’s pay-per-view business and special-market affiliates. Prior to that, Murphy was director, northeast region, where he was responsible for corporate accounts including Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and Insight, as well systems within the New York City DMA. He joined ESPN as an account executive, eastern division, in March 1993.

Murphy earned a bachelor of arts degree in European history from Washington and Lee University.

2 Programs

Second Screens: Making the First Screen Interactive & Fun

05.22.12 | 01:04:22 min | 0 comments

WatchESPN, One Year Later - Insights into Authentication

05.22.12 | 00:09:57 min | 0 comments